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August 12th, 13th and 14th, 2008
Effective Management for Afterschool
Once again NJSACC is bringing the National Institute on Out-of-School Time from Wellesley, MA to NJ.
With funding provided by Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended,(Title IV,Part B of No Child Left Behind) 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant funds awarded to the New Jersey Department of Education and NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development as part of a Federal CCDF Block Grant Earmark.
When: Tuesday 8/12th, Wednesday 8/13th, & Thursday 8/15h
Where: First Baptist Church of Westfield,
170 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ 07090
Public Transit: 5 minute walk from Westfield, NJ Transit stop on Raritan Valley line.
Cost: $200 which includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials
• New to the field Directors
• Experienced Directors
• Afterschool Coordinators
• 21st CCLC Project Directors
• Evaluators of afterschool programs
This training will focus on the administrative components of a quality afterschool program. Included will be effective systems to manage fiscal resources and administrative policies, evaluation and outcomes, workplace issues, strategies for recruitment and retention, staff development and training, ideas for building a family-responsive program, building a “learning organization,” leadership and management styles, and working collaboratively with schools and communities.
About the presenters
The presenters for this session work with the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST). For more than two decades, NIOST has been the national leader in providing highly interactive, research based training for directors and staff, school administrators, community leaders, and others committed to providing high quality afterschool programs for children and youth.
Ellen Clippinger, MS Ed is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of AYS, Inc., a not-for-profit youth-serving agency operating over 50 programs in a four-county area in the Indianapolis community. Ellen has been instrumental in piloting various types of programs to meet the needs of working parents-early childhood programs housed in school settings, wrap-around kindergarten programs within the school, as well as winter and spring breaks and summer camps. A summer camp devoted to arts education with a culminating final performance by the children and youth from the camp is now in its fourth season.
Susan O’Connor, MSW is an independent consultant, and has been working with the Davis Foundation to enhance afterschool programs in western Massachusetts. She is the coordinator for WestMOST Network, linking afterschool providers and western Massachusetts youth coalitions on advocacy to improve resources, quality, and sustainability of afterschool programs. She is also a partner in the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative and the Building Assets project for program improvement.
Susan serves on the Executive Committee for the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership and is working with MAP to build regional connections for the statewide network.
Susan was the Director of the Hampshire Educational Collaborative’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Collaborative’s after school programs served 3,000 children and youth in 12 school-based community learning centers in a 3-county area. The resiliency research is the theoretical framework for the sites, and the mission is to build youth assets and provide learning supports. This includes major initiatives in linking to academic outcomes, social-emotional competence, and wellness.
Prior to working with the Collaborative, Susan was a Research Associate with the National Institute on Out-Of-School Time at Wellesley College for nine years, developing standards and continuous improvement tools for after school programs. She is an author of Advancing School-Age Child Care Quality (ASQ). She has also published papers on Resiliency and After School programs, Workforce Issues, Homework Assistance and Literacy Activities for after school programs.
Please call NJSACC at 908-789-0259 with any questions.
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